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Manual Reference Pages  -  MESGD (8)

NAME

mesgd - message send protocol daemon

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Files
See Also
Authors

SYNOPSIS

mesgd [-d] [-i] [-t] [-p port]

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

-d Enables debugging.
-t Option to enable tcp connection via inetd.
-i Option to enable udp processing via inetd.
-p port Sets the internet port number to use. Normally the default port \(18\) will be used.

Files

~/.message        store of old or unread messages
/var/message/$USERalternative location for messages
~/.msgsig         signature to add to messages

SEE ALSO

msend(1)

Authors

Geoff Arnold <geoff@tyger.East.Sun.COM> wrote the core.
Andrew Herbert <andrew@werple.apana.org.au> cleaned it up a bit.
Zik Saleeba <zik@zikzak.apana.org.au> did many extensions and rewrites.
Michael Strates <mstrates@minkirri.apana.org.au> has taken over the project to hopefully keep continuing it.

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